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Latest Stories

By David O'Neill

Green Asphalt – Infrastructure with a Circular Economy

As funding becomes available to modernize the infrastructure network across the United States, the public needs to sit up and take note. Every taxpayer’s (…)

A Family of Families

Warren Paving — By Eric O'Callaghan

The definition of family can vary from one person to the next. Some may say that family is the descendants of a common ancestor (…)

Tunneling Towards Success

Technicore Underground Inc. — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Technicore Underground Inc. is part of the Technicore Group of Companies, founded in 1994. The Technicore Underground branch of the group operates as a (…)

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Small Enough to Listen & Big Enough to Deliver

Toro Construction — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Toro Construction started as a dream between a husband and wife. Now, it is one of the fastest growing Hispanic construction companies, living by (…)

One Step Ahead

Coastal Precast Systems LLC — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Coastal Precast Systems LLC (CPS) is a heavy marine and highway precast company, specializing in highway transportation, ports, and marine construction. With prime locations (…)

Where Diversity is Key

CH+N SITE Construction — By Caroline Ebbs

At CH+N SITE Construction, its priority is its customers. As company President Matt Eshelman says, it is about ‘solving problems’. The variety of services (…)

Strength Through Diversity

Walton & Company — By Caroline Ebbs

Established in 1989, Walton & Company has grown steadily in size and depth of services during the last thirty-plus years. Walton offers mechanical engineering (…)

Adding New Life to Infrastructure

QuakeWrap — By Martin Foran

Professor Mo Ehsani is, for many, the welcoming face of QuakeWrap and QuakeWrap, Inc. His reputation – both at home and abroad – precedes (…)

Soaring New Heights in The Windy City

Chicagoland AGC — By Georgie Downes

If ever there was a good time to become a member of Chicagoland AGC, that moment is now. With post-pandemic hybrid-working trends thwarting Chicago’s (…)

Cleared for Take Off

Hi-Way Paving — By Eric O'Callaghan

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is ranked among the world’s busiest airports, with an average of 1,424 arrivals and departures each day, according to (…)

Bridging the Gap from the Island

Surespan Structures — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

As anyone with experience will tell you, structure is one of the most important aspects in achieving success in business. It is that thing (…)

Civil Construction at the Crossroads of America

Indiana Constructors Inc. — By Dan Scanlon

Advocacy has long been the purview of trade associations across the country. It’s an umbrella term, encompassing a large swath of responsibilities ranging from (…)

Prestressed Bridge Beams – Evercast Continues to Expand

Evercast Concrete — By Dan Scanlon

Growth and stability are terms that may seem oxymoronic in regard to business building. After all, growth usually requires the outlay of resources – (…)

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Prioritizing Inclusion Across the Industry

By David O'Neill

It seems as though we have been here before. Industry leaders are once more speaking out about diversity and inclusion on jobsites across North (…)

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Putting Precast on the Map

Georgia/Carolinas PCI — By Eric O'Callaghan

Concrete has become a staple of the construction industry and is considered one of the most commonly used building materials — In fact, the (…)

Building its Members and the Industry

ABC Keystone — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction trade association with 68 chapters across the country. The Keystone chapter is one of the oldest (…)

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Building Forward on 15 Years of Success in Pennsylvania

CCS Building Group — By Aoife Chaney

There is no substitute for experience. Communication is key. Excellence comes with innovation. Cost, quality, and time efficiency must be achieved in tandem. It (…)

Building Relationships

Thrash Commercial Contractors — By Caroline Ebbs

Thrash Commercial Contractors Inc. began in 1977 by building small residential additions, and has over the years progressed to having four main sectors of (…)

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Understanding the Value of its Members

AGC Mississippi — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Finding the right people to do business with can be like finding the right friend — but what qualities make a great friend? For (…)

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Cool Roadways Partnership

By David O'Neill

Los Angeles has a lot going for it. With a lifestyle and climate that is envied around the world, it is commonly acknowledged to (…)

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Local Infrastructure Hub

By David O'Neill

Public funding and infrastructure go hand in hard. The networks running through the country, from internet to electricity and roads, are all reliant on (…)

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Intelligent City

By David O'Neill

The construction industry has long been recognized as one of the biggest contributors to positive change in modern society. With an innovation and growth (…)

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Successful Partnerships Equate to a Successful Business

Sterling Ridge Group Inc. — By Eric O'Callaghan

One great partnership can elevate a business to the next level. Imagine what a collection of partnerships can do. While the characteristics of each (…)

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Family Owned with Community Values

Frazier Quarry — By David O'Neill

With a rich and storied history, the Shenandoah Valley is well known and for great reason. This cultural region that spans eight counties across (…)

Experience Through Growth

Division 5 — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

As the old saying goes, it’s what is inside that counts. To this statement, in the construction industry, the structure of any building is (…)

The Only Way is Up

BRICON — By Eric O'Callaghan

When you read the word basement, what feeling comes to mind? The usual connotations are not necessarily positive. For some, it is nothing more (…)

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Strength Through Partnership

Trinity Logistics — By Caroline Ebbs

Trinity Logistics, founded in 1979, is a self-described “people-centric freight solution company.” With over forty years in the industry, it has made quite the (…)

Daring to Dream: A Better Future for Construction

SG Constructors — By Aoife Chaney

Some time ago, the team at SG Constructors attended a world-renowned Customer Service Training Course at The Disney Institute. The course teaches management teams (…)

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A Powerhouse in Unison

The Precast Group — By Aoife Chaney

When precast concrete first gathered significant momentum in the 1950s there were few companies that could see it for the leading building material it (…)

Navigating 130 Years with Innovation and Commitment t...

Swinerton — By Georgie Downes

Innovation and commitment to excellence are pre-requisites for success and sustainability. These are just a few of the traits that have contributed to Swinerton’s (…)

Building Through Collaboration

Rogers-O'Brien Construction — By David O'Neill

They say that the only certainties in life are birth, death, and taxes. In business, this adage equally holds true. Challenging market conditions such (…)

A Concrete Step Forward

Proform — By Caroline Ebbs

Proform is a company with many capabilities, demonstrated by their two divisions: Proform Concrete Services and Proform Construction Products. Proform Concrete Services is a (…)

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Challenge Accepted

IECS — By Eric O'Callaghan

At IECS, custom requests are not only celebrated, they are encouraged. ‘Problem’ is a word that the majority of businesses do not want to (…)

Concrete Pipe Dreams

CCPPA — By Georgie Downes

Gerry Mulhern joins me via Zoom from his office in downtown Kitchener looking relaxed and ready to chat. It’s noon on Friday and he (…)

The String That Ties Construction Together

ABC Carolinas — By Eric O'Callaghan

The next person you meet, could be your next big break. “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”, is an age-old proverb (…)

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The Forerunners in Thin Concrete

Spring Valley Corp — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

According to company President Eric Sommer, Spring Valley Corp (SVC) turns owners, architects, and designers “ideas into reality”. The relationship between company and client (…)

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Growing Better

Twin Valley Precast — By Eric O'Callaghan

Growth can be often confused with success, but how does becoming larger prove you are becoming more successful? Well, the truth is, it doesn’t. (…)

The Proof is in the Precast Concrete

Canadian Precast Prestressed Concrete Institute (CPCI) — By Aoife Chaney

It is no secret among construction industry professionals that prefabricated and modular structures are the way of the future. What was always a popular (…)

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The Community Business with Integrity at its Core

Integricon — By Caroline Ebbs

Twenty-eight years is a long time in business. For Integricon, a company that once dealt solely in restoration, this longevity is down to two (…)

A Future Based on Education, Solidarity and Excellence

Toronto Construction Association — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

With inflation at record level rates across Canada, a shortage of skilled workers along with rising costs of materials, the future of the construction (…)

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Automation – The Future of Construction?

By David O'Neill

The construction landscape is an ever-changing one. From design and planning right through breaking ground and completion, companies are always mindful of the ‘variables’, (…)

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Community Microgrids – Renewable Energy, Locally Prod...

By David O'Neill

Construction and energy are two industries that are intrinsically linked. Historically, they have worked in tandem to support growth and the development of many (…)

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Biochar – Using Soil to Build a New Future

By David O'Neill

Any attempts to divert from the status quo tend to be met with apprehension. Humans, by their nature, are happy with routine and predictability. (…)

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Architecture 2030 – The Pathway Towards Zero Carbon B...

By David O'Neill

The common belief is that construction has a negative impact on the environment. Continued growth combined with unsustainable practices are contributing to carbon emissions (…)

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Maintaining Stability in Success

Pratt Brothers Inc. — By Dan Scanlon

Walk into a casino in Las Vegas and you find yourself in an environment where the machines blink and beep, the lights stay on (…)